Press release

Advice for drivers ahead of The Duxford Air Show at IWM Duxford

Highways England is reminding road users in Cambridgeshire that roads may be busier than usual this weekend due to The Duxford Air Show: Meet the Fighters at IWM Duxford, on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September.

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Drivers should check conditions before setting off and not travel to the air show unless they have a ticket. The Duxford Air Show is advance tickets only. Anyone without a ticket should not attempt to travel to the event, as they will not be able to gain entry to the air show.

Highways England is working in partnership with IWM Duxford and local authorities to help get traffic to and from the event efficiently and safely and to keep traffic flowing. Anyone travelling through the area is advised to allow extra time for their journey, or to plan an alternative route or time. If you are travelling to the air show, please follow the AA signs rather than your own sat nav.

Keith Davies, Highways England Events planning officer for the East of England, said:

Although there won’t be any road closures, we expect the M11 at junction 10 to be much busier than normal throughout the weekend.

This air show attracts a large number of visitors so we strongly advise road users in the area to plan ahead and allow extra journey time in case of any delays.

The air show is advance tickets only so if you don’t have a ticket please do not travel to the air show.

Highways England provides live traffic information via its website, iPhone app, local radio travel bulletins and electronic road signs. Travel information is also available by phone from the Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000 and via Twitter @HighwaysEAST.

For more information, please visit the IWM Duxford website.

General enquiries

Members of the public should contact the Highways England customer contact centre on 0300 123 5000.

Media enquiries

Journalists should contact the Highways England press office on 0844 693 1448 and use the menu to speak to the most appropriate press officer.

Published 7 September 2016